Harry Potter author JK Rowling said the seventh film —
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
— is her favourite so far, and left open the possibility that she could write about the boy wizard again.
Among screaming fans and alongside cast members on the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square for the recent world premiere of the film, Rowling said: “This is my favourite film of the lot. So it’s a very exciting evening but I’m looking forward to seeing it again, I’ve only seen it once finished,” she said.
Deathly Hallows Part
1, which hits theatres in India Nov 19, Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on a mission to track down and destroy the secret to evil Lord Voldemort’s immortality and destruction — the Horcruxes. The three are forced to fend for themselves outside the comfort of Hogwarts school, and the pressure to fight the forces of evil sees best friends Harry and Ron come to blows.
Rowling said that unlike cast members Daniel Radcliffe who plays Harry Potter, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), she had been given more time to digest the finality of Pottermania because she finished writing the books long before filming ended. “I feel like I’m further ahead in the grieving process, I feel like I’m the one who will be counselling them when it’s all over because, obviously there was a lag.”